[vlc-devel] Code Search Engine for VLC

Konstantin Pavlov thresh at videolan.org
Tue Mar 4 09:07:54 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 08:41:36AM +0530, Sandesh Agrawal wrote:
> This is the time when many enthusiastic open source developers are actively
> participating in contributing to VLC source code to apply for GSoC .
> For new comers, it is very difficult to familiarize with various modules in
> the code. Hence to help them , i have come up with Code Search Engine which
> is absolutely free to use .
> I have indexed the VLC source code, so that anybody can search for a
> keyword in the whole codebase, and get list of files where it is present.
> One can open that file and navigate to all occurrence of that word in the
> file very easily.
> This is my small contribution to help people contribute to open source more
> effectively.
> The link to Code Search Engine is : *www.wishbrook.com
> <http://www.wishbrook.com> *
> Code search engine is in very initial phases of development, and i will
> keep on improving based on needs of users.
> I would love to hear about feedback and scope of improvement .

Please, don't reinvent the wheel.  There is a project that does exactly
this already, it's called lxr:


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